Home / Georgia / Forbes: The Spritz, Brooklyn Cocktails and Georgian Wine
qvevri WINE

Forbes: The Spritz, Brooklyn Cocktails and Georgian Wine

Forbes writes an article listing 5 Boozy Books For Spring one of which is about “World’s oldest wine region”, Georgia.

For The Love Of Wine — My Odyssey Through The World’s Most Ancient Wine Culture

“Sitting in the National Museum in the Georgian capital of Tbilsi is the oldest cultivated grape seed, which carbon dating puts between six and eight thousand years old.” Thus begins wine writer Alice Feiring’s adventures through Georgian wine regions, and this is no ordinary winery guide — it’s her personal journey, traveling through the country and getting to know the people and culture.

Along the way she meets the last person to make wine for Stalin, collects recipes and tells how the country’s winemaking traditions, kept intact under communist rule, are adapting to a modern wine world.